SPORTS

Local sports in and around Aylmer and Elgin County

EESS Juniors upset London Lucas 28-14

October 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Quarterback Aiden Haldenby of East Elgin Secondary School broke free of this London Lucas tackle as he rushed the ball during a Junior boys football game under the lights at EESS, Friday night, Oct. 6. The Junior squad recorded EESS’s first-ever win again a London Lucas football team with a 28-14 victory.

Breaking through in Senior football

October 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Kyle Rousseau, left, kept a London Lucas tackler from downing East Elgin Secondary School teammate Rob Redecop during a Senior boys football game under the lights at EESS, Friday night, Oct. 6. Despite cheering from a hometown crowd, East Elgin ended up on the wrong end of a 42-9 score. (AE/Rob Perry)

EESS field hockey squad bests West Elgin 2-0

October 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Leah Moore of East Elgin Secondary School sent the ball hurling toward the West Elgin Secondary School end during a girls field hockey game in London on Wednesday, Oct. 4. EESS won that game 2-0, but in a later match the same day lost to Ingersoll District Collegiate Institute 0-2.

Junior girls overwhelm CECI 35-15

October 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lauren Orlebar of host East Elgin Secondary School fired at the Central Elgin Collegiate Institute hoop during a Junior girls basketball game on Thursday, Sept. 28. EESS won handily, 35-15.

Juniors march to 20-15 football win

September 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Ethan Wall of host East Elgin Secondary School attempted an onside kick following an EESS touchdown during a Junior boys football game against Parkside Collegiate Institute under the lights, Thursday night, Sept. 28. EESS ended up on top of the hardfought game 20-15. East Elgin Juniors play under the lights again at home this Friday night,…

EESS bests CECI 37-22 in Senior basketball

September 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tori Kuhn of host East Elgin Secondary School lined up a shot on the Central Elgin Collegiate Institute hoop during a Senior girls basketball game on Thursday, Sept. 28. EESS won 37-22.

Red Feather game ends in 17-17 tie

September 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Leo Centeno of East Elgin Secondary School broke one London Lucas tackle after another as he fought his way out of his team’s end zone during a Red Feather Senior football game for United Way at Western University on Friday, Sept. 22. Under torrid playing conditions, the first half belonged to EESS and the second…

Spitfires fall in home opener

September 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Aylmer Jr. C Spitfires forward Tyler Hinde, right, was held up by Thamesford Trojans player Chris Dimmers during the first period of the Spitfires 2017-18 home opener at East Elgin Community Complex on Saturday evening, Sept. 16. Thamesford scored three unanswered goals in the first period and another in the second period for a 4-2…

Senior Eagles crush Oakridge

September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

East Elgin Secondary School running back Leo Centeno, front, powered by two London Oakridge players for a first down during a preseason game in Aylmer under the lights on Friday night, Sept. 15. The East Elgin Eagles won 24-0 in a sloppy affair. EESS’s Robert Redecop scored a kickoff return touchdown and Centeno scored a…

Junior Eagles edge Oakridge

September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

East Elgin Secondary School Junior football player Aidan Haldenby, right, managed to elude a London Oakridge defender to gain enough yardage for a first down and more during a preseason game in Aylmer on Friday evening, Sept. 15. The East Elgin Eagles held on for a 13-12 win. East Elgin’s touchdowns were scored by Adam…

Time to play hockey

September 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Host BAD (Belmont-Aylmer-Dorchester) Girls Bantam A hockey team goalie Megan DeHaan frustrated a determined Chatham attacker in an early-season game at East Elgin Community Complex on Saturday, Sept. 9. The local girls fought hard but ended up losing 5-2.

Final day of lessons at Aylmer Pool

August 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Landon Underhill, left, Naomi Fehr and Promise Doxtator used paddleboards to help them make a crossing of the Aylmer Pool during their final day of swimming lessons for the summer on Friday morning, Aug. 25. The pool will close after a final public swim on Tuesday, Aug. 29.